Four Easy Ways to Open SFV Files
Scenario: You have an SFV file on your computer that you need to open. You double-click on it as usual, expecting the program to load it, but unfortunately, nothing happens. You try again, but nothing happens. What can you do? In this article, you’ll learn how to open SFV files on your device. Try these four easy methods to open a troublesome SFV file.
1st method: Open it in another program.
When you double-click SFV files, your computer tries to open them in a program associated with SFV files. If you don’t have a program associated with SFV files on your computer, the file won’t open. To open the file, download one of the most popular SFV file-related programs such as Easy SFV Creator, ExactFile Checksums in SFV Format, or QuickSFV Checksum File Verification Database.
2nd method: Take a hint from the file type.
The SFV file extension usually indicates that it is under the Misc Files umbrella. However, if it is a different type of file, it may not open with one of the programs listed above. To find the file type, do the following:
- Right-click the file.
- Click Properties (Windows) or More Information (Mac).
- Find the file type under File Type (Windows) or Appearance (Mac).
3rd method: Contact the developer.
So, you’ve tried using a different program, you’ve confirmed the file type, and your SFV file is still not opening. Even if these methods fail, you can still ask the software developer for help. Use the table below to find the developer for each of the programs mentioned above and contact them directly for assistance.
|Easy SFV Creator||Microsoft Developer|
|ExactFile Checksums in SFV Format||StudyLamp Software LLC.|
|QuickSFV Checksum File Verification Database||unknown|
|fsum SFV Checksum File||SlavaSoft Inc.|
4th method: Open it in a universal file viewer.
If the developer is unable to help, perhaps a universal file viewer. File Magic and similar programs are designed to open a wide variety of file formats, including SFV files. Some of them are incompatible and will only open in binary format. Download File Magic now to open SFV and hundreds of other file types with one program!